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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities and Internships with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: February 23, 2018

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
Please include the job title and program in your subject line.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions.
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ADMINISTRATION 

Facilities Supervisor
 This “hands on” full-time position is responsible for setting and achieving high standards and objectives while managing the planning, execution, and communication of construction, and maintenance of equipment, machinery, vehicles, buildings, security, telecommunications, and safety compliance facilitates of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. The successful candidate will focus on all aspects of facilities including client/vendor communication and negotiations. Budget development and management, customer service, staff management, problem solving and project management experience is required. This position requires on-call duty and some travel to other properties including rural locations. Works with employees and 3rd party vendors to assure established janitorial/custodial goals are met. High School Diploma preferred.

DEVELOPMENT 

Director of Institutional Advancement
 The Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for creating, executing and managing a comprehensive fund development strategy for the agency. S/he will oversee the staff and execution of the major gift strategy, annual fund (AHCA), direct mail campaign, donor cultivation and corporate/foundation relations strategy, as well as oversee grant writing and donor-specific communication.

Know/How: This position requires a commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities. S/he must possess a professional demeanor and a high degree of interpersonal skills. This position requires knowledge of both the science and art of fundraising as well as excellent verbal and written communication, supervisory, planning and organizational skills. It requires strategic thinking, creativity and leadership.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and five or more years in fundraising/management with a proven record of success.

Essential Functions:

  • Creates and oversees implementation of Institutional Advancement Department goals/objectives, sets annual development department goals and quantifiable measurements of success.
  • Communicates Catholic Charities mission, programs and strategic direction to donors and the wider community.
  • Oversees the implementation of a major gift/donor cultivation strategy, including local and national foundations.
  • Oversees and manages the Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal (AHCA) by working with the AHCA Core committee to develop and execute the campaign strategy and meet campaign goals. Oversees all aspects of the AHCA, including volunteers, mail and in-person solicitations, and special events.
  • Oversees the strategic direction and execution of the annual direct mail campaign.
  • Works with program directors to understand each program’s financial needs and goals.
  • Oversees donor-specific communication: print materials, solicitation letters, etc. Identifies target donor audiences and develops appropriate strategies to reach them.
  • Develops Catholic Charities’ board development sub-committee and cultivates other volunteer leadership.
  • Understands and utilizes Raiser’s Edge software.
  • Increases donor giving opportunities through matching gifts, stock transfers, and planned giving, in partnership with the Catholic Foundation.
  • Develops partnerships with the Archdiocese’s sister agencies, local parishes, businesses, and non-profit leaders.
  • Supervises the communication of CCANO to create and deliver a consistent fundraising message to Catholic Charities’ constituents and the wider community.
  • Works closely with President/CEO, HR, Client Tracking, Finance, Planning/Evaluation, Volunteer Services and other department and program leaders.
  • Manages Institutional Advancement department budget.
  • Understands agency financial picture and adjusts the Institutional Advancement department strategies to meet the financial needs.
  • Assists with other tasks and special projects as requested by the Co-President and CEO of Catholic Charities.

Reports to: The Director of Institutional Advancement reports to the President/CEO of Catholic Charities.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES/ FOOD FOR SENIORS

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge)
Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Packer
Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.

GREENWALT

CNA
 Provide client care to include but not limited to, personal hygiene, assist clients with walking and wheelchair mobility, carries out programs as specified on the Client Plan of Care, Recreational/Leisure Activities, and data collection/documentation as directed. High School Diploma and Certification. Experience working with Elderly and Dementia and working with Intellectually Disabled.

Driver
Individual possesses knowledge and ability to safely opera a vehicle with established laws and regulations. Position requires the ability to communicate effectively with work personnel and clients. Ability to prepare/submit the required records and reports in a timely manner. Position involves transporting clients to and from the assigned destination and assist them n and off the vehicle ;( walk ons and wheelchairs). Complete deliveries and pickups; maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle, vehicle maintenance, food transport, and performs other duties as directed by the supervisor. Experience with mental disability population preferred. Must have valid CDL or Chauffer’s License. High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Program Manager
 Program Manager will carry out the individualized program plan for each participant. Monitor participant care to ensure it is appropriately administered. Will supervise Direct Support Staff. Assist with quarterly and annual assessments. Supervise volunteers and coordinate their visit. Manage the daily operations of the program including the purchases of food and other items. Work the Business. High School Diploma/Experience in supervision. Experience in working with the elderly and intellectually disabled.

HEAD START

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul)
The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Head Start Teacher Assistant
The Head Start Teacher Assistant works under the supervision of the Head Start Teacher. The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists with organizing classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled. The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists in planning, with the supervisory staff members activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which will encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. CDA certification or Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or a related field preferred. Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

Head Start Teacher
The Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director.  The Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which will encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing.

Required Knowledge & Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of Early Childhood Education and best practices.
  2. Ability to communicate proficiently in English with children, families, staff and community agencies and partners.
  3. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction and make mathematical computations and tabulations.
  4. Ability to operate modern office equipment (computer, fax, scanner, copier).
  5. Knowledge of special needs of families and aware of ways to effectively communicate and assist them.
  6. Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the internet.
  7. Ability to be a mandated reporter for suspected child abuse or neglect.
  8. Ability to work in another position when needed.
  9. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at child’s level; stand; stoop; squat; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; climb stairs; run.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or Associate’s degree with five (5) years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education.  Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure classroom activities (including transitions) are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure classroom interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure playground interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy/Licensing Regulations.
  • Complete and submit lesson plans that reflect planning for individuals, small and large groups according to procedures, including IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals and objectives as needed.
  • Create a sense of community in the classroom through relationship building and allowing children to complete routine tasks.
  • Implement approved weekly lesson plan in the classroom daily.
  • Prepare materials and supplies in advance for activities.
  • Ensure that Teaching Strategies Gold reflects accurate information on each child.
  • Gather, maintain and review data toward Outcomes and School Readiness Goals three times per year in Teaching Strategies Gold according to program calendar.
  • Use screenings, ongoing assessments, information from parents and other staff to meet the learning needs of each child.
  • Provide a daily balanced schedule of child initiated and adult initiated activities.
  • Ensure that modifications are made to include children with special needs.
  • Promote and respect children and families’ culture by providing experiences and learning materials that are representative of children’s cultures.
  • Learn and express key words in children’s home language.
  • Ensure that all screenings, assessments, and observations on each child are conducted/completed according to program calendar and policies and procedures; ensuring all required information is contained in each child’s file.
  • Ensure classroom compliance with State Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), and agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in child staffing to discuss strengths, needs and goals for children and families.
  • Utilize computer and Child Plus program to enter, maintain and monitor data for recordkeeping and tracking purposes according to program calendar.
  • Monitor classroom and playground for health and safety concerns according to procedures.
  • Establish effective communication with families through monthly calendars, newsletters, home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Complete daily health inspections and follow up documentation.
  • Complete and submit accident reports in the required timeframe.
  • Ensure sanitation, hygiene procedures and health practices are strictly adhered to daily and assist in the daily maintenance of the classroom.
  • Ensure CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) score for classroom is at or above established program threshold.
  • Mentor teacher assistants, substitutes, and volunteers.
  • Ensure family style dining.
  • Check email a minimum of 2x daily.
  • Submit accurate and timely employee time, attendance and mileage reports.
  • Secure and document in-kind contributions, volunteer time, and community support.
  • Attend training and in-service as assigned.
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and submitted timely.
  • Adheres to Agency’s HS/EHS confidentiality policy, professional ethics and standards, demonstrating work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Regular attendance and timely arrival to assigned work site.
  • Other duties, as assigned. 

HUMAN RESOURCES 

HR Representative
 The HR Representative will assist in development, implementation and conducting of training programs. These include new and existing, skill-specific and job-specific training programs. This individual will provide training and support for the personnel of the 38 diverse programs of Catholic Charities, ANO. The HR Representative will be responsible for facilitation of varied and flexible curriculums, which are customer-responsive, quality driven and mission focused. Minimum of two years training delivery experience necessary. Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required. CPR/First Aid Trainer preferred.

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Administrative Assistant
 General Administrative Support:  Provide and coordinate administrative and operational support to program staff, ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist in developing clear and streamlined program protocols, oversee special project tasks and programmatic activities, and monitor deadlines.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: English/Spanish interpretation and translation, assisting staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; data entry; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary.  Schedule and coordinate meetings as required. Maintain records.  Assist with preparation of progress and financial reports and budgeting as needed.   Coordinate purchasing; obtain quotes, submits orders, and processes invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursements.  Assist with supervision of building operations. Other tasks may also be assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills.
  • Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and develop creative solutions is desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software.
 
Bilingual Case Manager, Unaccompanied Children's Project
 CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Project serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 650 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs. The Bilingual Case Manager will provide social support services and referrals to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments and background interviews using child welfare principles and social work best practices
  • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;
  • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders – Includes building a network of relationships with social service and outside care providers to ensure holistic care
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children, may also include development and co-facilitation of group activities for clients and families;
  • Develop, maintain, and update case management files and reporting databases to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases, and provide in-court interpretation as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis on psychology/sociology/ Latin American studies preferred;
  • Two years of relevant experience with a minimum of one years’ experience in case management preferred, particularly working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrants and/or experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require frequent local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to psantos@ccano.org with subject heading: “Bilingual Case Manager, Unaccompanied Children.”


Citizenship Instructor (Part-time)
The Citizenship Instructor will present an organized series of classes to one level of Adult English Learners who are legal permanent residents and possibly eligible to apply for naturalization. The teacher will be required to: Follow a 10 week curriculum and turn in lesson plans on a weekly basis; Operate in an English immersion model: and Follow policies and procedures required by funders and CCANO. Six hours of evening classes per week will take place two days per week, generally Monday through Thursday at the Kenner site. Assessment for class placement and post-tests for measuring progress will be administered for each student. Data will be maintained on students’ attendance, assessment scores, and pass rates on Citizenship examination. Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Teaching certification or enrollment in teacher training program highly preferred. At least one year prior ESL or Citizenship teaching experience required. Training will be provided on administering CASA and AACE English language proficiency assessment.

Citizenship Project Coordinator (PRN)
 the CCANO Pathway to Citizenship Project Manager will be responsible for managing naturalization application services and citizenship instruction services under a two-year grant funded by the Department of Homeland Security. The project managers’ responsibilities include: ensuring compliance and reporting with grant and agency requirements/policies, program development, tracking of services rendered and data reporting in table and narrative formats, ensuring allocation of program income and grant funding is in compliance with budget, conducting community outreach, supervising staff and volunteers, assisting with grant application/revisions, and other tasks as necessary.  

 Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise citizenship instruction services, including: managing 2 citizenship instructors,  organizing site locations and scheduling of  quarterly classes, assisting with student enrollment, recruiting volunteer instructors and keeping track of volunteer hours, ordering supplies, advertising and community outreach to ensure target enrollment is reached, providing general support to instructors (including feedback on instruction performance, working with instructors on plans for student retention and organizing opportunities for personnel training);
  • Supervise naturalization application services, including: grant compliance with respect to performance outcomes to ensure that target numbers of clients are screened for naturalization eligibility and target numbers of naturalization applications are submitted each quarter, providing general support to BIA Reps (including conducting quarterly case file review to ensure compliance with grant requirements and ensuring phone calls are returned and appointments are scheduled in a timely manner);
  • Public relations and community outreach (including organization of workshops as needed), including: preparing and disseminating informational fliers on citizenship classes and the naturalization process, brochures on community resources; advertising on local media outlets; conducting outreach in partnership with other community agencies and at community events that target the population of LPRs eligible to naturalize;
  • Recruit and supervise volunteers, including: ensuring volunteers are trained and that their hours are tracked, ensuring that each citizenship instructor has the assistance of at least one volunteer every quarter, recruiting volunteers to assist with clerical work and schedule appointments for naturalization application services;
  • Collect data on naturalization and citizenship instruction services, and submit Quarterly and Final Performance Reports. Quarterly Performance Reports include completion of a report data table and narrative report focusing on: program accomplishments, progress and challenges meeting goals, staff and organizational development activities, student assessment and progress, outreach activities, volunteer recruitment and training, staff changes and promising practices. The final performance report shall include cumulative quantitative data, program accomplishments and challenges, and any promising practices related to provision of naturalization services;
  • Ensure that program income and grant funding is allocated according to budget.
  • Ensure good communication with funding agency, facilitate site visits, and prepare new grant proposals as needed.

Lead Case Manager
 CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Project serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 850 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs.

The Lead Case Manager will provide social support services and referrals to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.  The Lead Case Manager will also run case manager meetings, train new case managers, serve as a focal point for liaison with the legal team and other project staff, and assist with additional projects as needed.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments and background interviews using child welfare principles and social work best practices
  • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;
  • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders – Includes building a network of relationships with social service and outside care providers to ensure holistic care
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children, may also include development and co-facilitation of group activities for clients and families;
  • Develop, maintain, and update case management files and reporting databases to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases, and provide in-court interpretation as needed.
  • Lead and advocate for the case managers, including: organize team meetings, coordinate with program staff in different roles, organize the intake schedule, make adjustments to program protocols in conjunction with supervisors, represent the case managers with program administrators as needed, research and identify professional development opportunities for case managers, and provide training for incoming case managers.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis on psychology/sociology/ Latin American studies preferred;
  • Two years of relevant experience with a minimum of one years’ experience in case management required, particularly working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrants and/or experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require frequent local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to psantos@ccano.org with subject heading: “Lead Case Manager, Unaccompanied Children.”


Managing Attorney
 Catholic Charities Immigration Services, a nonprofit organization, is seeking a full-time Managing Attorney to oversee and provide program management for our legal immigration work.  The Managing Attorney will supervise attorneys and support other legal staff to ensure quality legal representation to low-income immigrants before USCIS, in immigration court, and on appeal.   The Managing Attorney will provide technical assistance, case management support, and oversee data management, documentation, and reporting to ensure good practice and contractual compliance.

The Managing Attorney will also carry his or her own modest caseload, which may consist of a variety of affirmative and defensive immigration cases for both adults and children with potentially complex immigration histories and/or criminal convictions or adjudications.

Additionally, the Managing Attorney will be responsible for:

Maintaining positive relationships with governmental agencies, nonprofit providers, funders, and other stakeholders;

Assisting in recruitment and training of staff, interns, volunteers as needed;

Providing support to Pro Bono mentorship through Supervising Attorney(s), provide and participate in training opportunities and CLEs, provide technical assistance.  

Work with Director to ensure compliance with contract/grant requirements and reporting.

Support and conduct Know-Your-Rights presentations, community orientations, and workshops as needed.

Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate degree;

Active, Louisiana State Bar License preferred;

Minimum 3 years of experience in the practice of law, preferably in immigration and/or public interest law;

Immigration court litigation experience required. Experience litigating cases in state criminal, dependency, family or probate courts is valued;

Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills required;

Demonstrated effective management skills and experience supervising lawyers and/or law students required;

Spanish language proficiency required;

Demonstrated initiative and work under pressure with limited supervision required;

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and immigration database/software.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt), contingent upon grant funding.

Reports to:  Director, Immigration and Refugee Services

Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to ccanohr@ccano.org and include in the subject line: Immigration Managing Attorney.


Project Assistant
 The Project Assistant will work under the Clinical Care Manager and Project Coordinator to provide administrative support to the social services and legal staff of the Unaccompanied Children’s Project. Main objective is to ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist with team forms and monitoring deadlines, and assist with revising and developing clear and streamlined program protocols. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting Clinical Care Manager, Project Coordinator and other clinical staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize and review case files and records in physical filing and case management software; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Other tasks may also be assigned.

Qualifications:

Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) required.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience working in a clinical or mental health environment and/or other relevant experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred.

Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills.

Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work independently and develop creative solutions is desired.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software.

 
Supervising Attorney
The Supervising Attorney will supervise a team of BIA Representatives and Attorneys who provide legal services to immigrants. This includes oversight of legal services provided by these staff members and providing training, technical assistance, and general programmatic support.

The Supervising Immigration Attorney will also provide quality legal representation to a caseload of immigrant children and adults, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status, family petitions, naturalization applications, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent these clients in court when needed. S/he will coordinate all aspects of client’s case, including client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies.

Additionally, the Supervising Immigration Attorney will:

  • Provide overall programmatic/administrative support to assist in the supervision of legal assistants, legal interns, and volunteers.
  • Provide support to pro-bono coordination efforts including pro bono recruitment, placement, mentoring, technical assistance, training, development of standard policies and procedures, etc.
  • Support the Managing Attorney and Director on legal advocacy issues related to immigration, including trainings and presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
  • Support administrative functions in furtherance of grant implementation.
  • Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Minimum two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or three years of other relevant experience; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Two years prior management/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of law firm and corporate pro bono culture, and ability to represent CCANO’s legal programs before a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience with legal representation of unaccompanied children, immigration, and/or child dependency proceedings.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

PACE

Accounting Clerk
 This position requires a working knowledge of approved accounting principles and procedures. It also requires the ability to communicate effectively with staff, various vendors and funding sources. High School Diploma/GES and at least one year experience in booking and or accounting.

CNA
 Under the direct supervision of the C.N.A. Supervisor and reporting to the Director of Clinical and Day Center Services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to personal care service, non-skilled treatments, assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, feeding, transferring, recreational activities, and escorting participants to and from physician appointments or other services outside of the PACE GNO. Must have reliable transportation. High School Diploma/GED, current state certified nursing assistant license and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment.

Center Manager
The PACE Center Manager is responsible for coordination of all center activities including care planning and implementation preparation for Interdisciplinary conferences and of daily meetings. Ensures the established CMS/DHH regulations and standards are met; Understands the PACE Regulations and Level II Reporting. Responsible for the HR management of all C.N.A.’s. Able to function well in a team environment. Possess good organizational, communication and supervisory skills. Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual interpersonal situations. Graduate of an Accredited RN School with state of Louisiana licensure in good standing with at least 5 years’ management experience in geriatric related services such as previous DON of LTC facility or Hospice Agency. 

Physician (Part-time or full-time)
Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred.  At least two to three years’ experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population.  Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment. 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals.
  • Performs interval history and physicals on established participants; completed at intake and quarterly or as indicated.
  • Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses in clinic, nursing facilities, and home.
  • Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated.
  • Admits participants to the hospital:   (a) provides primary care (attending) responsibilities for management; (b) provides updates to the team on a regular basis; (c) judiciously utilizes specialty consultants; (d) responsible for coordinating discharge planning with the team.
  • Manages all care of participants in the nursing home;   (a) provides regular visits; (b) performs telephone contacts with nursing home staff as required; (c) admits nursing home participants to hospital when necessary.
  • Actively participates in family conferences.
  • Participates in team meetings, committees, and work groups as assigned.
  • Communicates participant changes to team members
  • Participates in the development of the IDT Plan of Care
  • Participates in the coordination of a 24 hour care delivery
  • Completes all documentation in the medical record as required
  • NP Collaboration
  • Perform Nursing Facility, Hospital, and Home visits.
  • Assumes any other duties that may be assigned.
 
RN
 Provides nursing care to participants under the direct and indirect supervision of the Director of Clinical and Day Center Services. Provides care for participants in a clinical setting utilizing advanced nursing practice knowledge and skills. The position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Graduate of an Accredited RN School with the state of Louisiana, licensure in good standing, with at least 5 years’ experience in a geriatric setting, Home Health and/or Hospice Agency.
 
Senior Financial Analyst
 Responsible for the coordination and management of resources and IT systems to maximize senior management’s decision making ability. Responsible for the implementation of the PACE electronic medical records. Responsible for budgeting, projections/proformas,and strategic planning. Prepare special reports for analysis and communicates performance Executive Leadership of PACE Greater New Orleans. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a computer science related field preferred. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a computer science related field preferred. At least five years’ experience in healthcare business administration or finance, the ability to supervise professional and support employees, the ability to think analytically, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact with federal and state payers and manager quality data and efficiency reporting.
 

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

DSW
The Direct Support Companion performs routine duties to insure patient comfort, hygiene, and wellbeing. This position requires experience with the patient population.  It requires the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.

Minimum qualifications:

  • be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back, wrists and shoulders, and grasp with both hands (in order to properly perform the techniques taught in CPR/First Aid, Client Intervention Techniques, and Lifting and Carrying Techniques);
  • must be able to see and hear with or without correction;
  • be able to speak, read, and write English;
  • for some positions, employees must be able to pass a TB test.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience w/patients
  • Ability with lifting weight
  • Good communication and written skills

Essential functions:

  • Performs routine daily duties in caring for patients under supervision.
  • Performs duties to insure patients’ comfort and daily hygiene.
  • Performs duties in a manner that assures the patient personal privacy and self-respect.
  • Conducts group classes by managing the activities appropriate to clients’ age and levels of functioning.
  • Assist in the transportation of clients for facility outings and help in the ambulating of clients in daily routines.
  • Assists with general housekeeping duties within the facility.
  • Attends in service training, staff meetings, and program functions.
  • Performs all required reports.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.
  • Physical Demands: Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primary administrative nature.
    • Stand less than 33% of time.
    • Walk between 33% to 66% of time.
    • Use of hand to finger, handle or feel required over 66% of time.
    • Use of hands and arms to reach over 66% of time.
    • Climb (stairs) between 33% and 66% of time.
    • Full ability to talk and hear.
    • Correctable vision required.
    • Able to lift/carry up to 30lbs.
 
PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly)
Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required.  Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting.  Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. 
 

PADUA / SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSW
The Direct Support Companion performs routine duties to insure patient comfort, hygiene, and wellbeing. This position requires experience with the patient population.  It requires the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.

Minimum qualifications:

  • be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back, wrists and shoulders, and grasp with both hands (in order to properly perform the techniques taught in CPR/First Aid, Client Intervention Techniques, and Lifting and Carrying Techniques);
  • must be able to see and hear with or without correction;
  • be able to speak, read, and write English;
  • for some positions, employees must be able to pass a TB test.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience w/patients
  • Ability with lifting weight
  • Good communication and written skills

Essential functions:

  • Performs routine daily duties in caring for patients under supervision.
  • Performs duties to insure patients’ comfort and daily hygiene.
  • Performs duties in a manner that assures the patient personal privacy and self-respect.
  • Conducts group classes by managing the activities appropriate to clients’ age and levels of functioning.
  • Assist in the transportation of clients for facility outings and help in the ambulating of clients in daily routines.
  • Assists with general housekeeping duties within the facility.
  • Attends in service training, staff meetings, and program functions.
  • Performs all required reports.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.
    • Stand less than 33% of time.
    • Walk between 33% to 66% of time.
    • Use of hand to finger, handle or feel required over 66% of time.
    • Use of hands and arms to reach over 66% of time.
    • Climb (stairs) between 33% and 66% of time.
    • Full ability to talk and hear.
    • Correctable vision required.
    • Able to lift/carry up to 30lbs.Physical Demands: Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primary administrative nature.

REFUGEE SERVICES

AmeriCorps Employment Services Success Coach
CCANO’s Refugee Services Program provides holistic case management to support refugee self-sufficiency. The Employment Services Success Coach will enhance the effectiveness of CCANO’s Refugee Employment Services through the management of career counseling and financial literacy services to newly arrived refugees and other vulnerable populations granted a humanitarian visa. These services include; employment services, financial literacy education, job readiness training, job placement follow-up, and job retention services. The Employment Services Success Coach will also provide general administrative support to the Employment Services program, as needed.

This position is for a full-time AmeriCorps Employment Services Success Coach. For more information on the AmeriCorps program, including stipend and other requirements, see: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage relationships with employers, employment agencies, universities, and community-based organizations;
  • Manage the planning and implementation of financial literacy trainings;
  • Conduct comprehensive career counseling services;
  • Conduct initial and ongoing client job retention initiatives;
  • Provide regular support to employable clients;
  • Develop and maintain thorough records of progress, contacts, and program goals and outcomes;
  • Oversee employment services program evaluation activities and develop tools to measure program effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • GED/ High School Diploma or equivalent required. BS/BA with background in social work, business, Latin American/Middle Eastern/World Studies, or related field from an accredited institution preferred;
  • Project management experience preferred;
  • Cultural competence and a good understanding of diverse immigrant populations, as well as sensitivity to the special needs of refugee adults and families;
  • Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to maintaining effective and professional work relationships;
  • Strong management and organizational skills, in particular time management and multi-tasking;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and maintain professionalism and confidentiality;
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Tigrinya, Amharic or other languages highly valued;
  • Access to reliable personal transportation required.

Job Status: Full-time (Volunteer/Stipend)

Application Deadline: Hiring Immediately.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Stephen Lack at: slack@ccano.org 

 
Supervision Employment Specialist
Supervise staff who will meet with each client to discuss and develop job opportunities and skills; Responsible for preparation and review of self-sufficiency plans and budgets with clients before and after employment; Assist with the monitoring of refugee cash assistance for clients; Assist with monitoring employment authorization applications; Review monthly re-evaluations of refugee cash assistance eligibility; Follow-up with employment services staff about client progress on self-sufficiency goals; Accountable for overseeing the development/progress on self-sufficiency goals; Oversee job fairs for refugees and employers; Manage relationship with employers and oversee outreach to employers and advocacy for hiring refugees; Other duties as assigned. Spanish or Arabic reading, writing and speaking fluency required; other languages a plus but not necessary. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in Business, Social Services and/or International Studies preferred; At least 4 years of workforce development experience and/ or at least 2 years of case management experience preferred.
 

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